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ALA Diversity Research Grant Program Applications Due Apr. 15

The American Library Association (ALA) is now accepting applications for its Diversity Research Grant (DRG) program. The grant consists of a one-time award of $2,500 and the ALA has encouraged its evaluators to select...
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Study Suggests Universal Sounds

In a study that challenges a fundamental concept in linguistics, an analysis of nearly two-thirds of the world’s languages shows that humans tend to use the same sounds for common objects and ideas, no...

Paul Simon Study Abroad Act Reintroduced to House

Representatives Cheri Bustos (IL-17) and John Katko (NY-24) recently reintroduced the bipartisan Senator Paul Simon Study Abroad Program Act. The bill would establish a competitive grant program, run by the Department of Education, for colleges and universities...

Funding for Endangered Archive Digitization

Deadline: November 15 The British Library’s Endangered Archives Programme is accepting applications for a new round of its annual grants, aiming to support field researchers working with vulnerable archives that need to be digitized for preservation and/or accessibility.  The program...
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Last Speaker of Mandan Language Dies

85-year-old Edwin Benson of Twin Buttes on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, North Dakota has died, taking the Mandan language with him. Benson was the last living fluent speaker of Mandan, despite preservation efforts....

Grants to Encourage Study Abroad in the Americas

100,000 Strong in the Americas has announced that its Competition 6, the second funded with support from Santander Bank, will open January 15, 2015 and close March 6, 2015. Competition 6 is open to Higher Education...

100K Strong in the Americas to Announce Grant Competition 9/15

The 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund will be announcing another round of grant competitions on September 15. Funded by a contribution from the Coca-Cola Foundation,  the theme for the round will be: Promoting Study Abroad in Health...
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The Donald or the Deep Blue Sea

As this year’s presidential election approaches, the choice that Americans will make for the future of this country has become clear—it’s between a nation that embraces the reality of globalization and one that will...

Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program

March 1, 2011: Student Deadline for submission of online application for Fall 2011 & Summer 2011 study abroad programs. The Gilman Scholarship Program offers awards for undergraduate study abroad and was established by the International...

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